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Master Gardener
Applications

Applications for the 2015 Chowan, Gates & Perquimans County Extension Master Gardener Program are currently being accepted. Training begins September 15 and continues every Tuesday from 3pm to 6pm for 14 weeks at the Agriculture Center in Edenton. The fee is $85. Apply online at go.ncsu.edu/cgpemgapplication . About the program – Under the guidance of Extension agents, Master Gardener volunteers complete a 40 hour training program, pass an examination, and complete a 40 hour internship. For more information about the program, contact area coordinator, Katy Shook, at (252) 482-6585or kgshook@ncsu.edu

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Master Gardener
Applications

Applications for the 2015 Chowan, Gates & Perquimans County Extension Master Gardener Program are currently being accepted. Training begins September 15 and continues every Tuesday from 3pm to 6pm for 14 weeks at the Agriculture Center in Edenton. The fee is $85. Apply online at go.ncsu.edu/cgpemgapplication . About the program – Under the guidance of Extension agents, Master Gardener volunteers complete a 40 hour training program, pass an examination, and complete a 40 hour internship. For more information about the program, contact area coordinator, Katy Shook, at (252) 482-6585or kgshook@ncsu.edu

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SHIIP Counseling
Sessions

On the 2nd and 4th Tuesdays of the month.  Chowan County SHIIP Coordinator, Gail Spiewak will hold counseling sessions.  Please call for appointment, 482-6585.

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See our YouTube video. . .  "Chowan County Extension is..."

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Food Processing and Manufacturing Initiative

Food Processing and
Manufacturing Initiative

NC food processing and manufacturing initiative feasiblity study released The agricultural resources, industrial capacity and research innovation assets present in North Carolina create opportunities to catalyze development of value-added food processing and manufacturing businesses, according to a joint NC State-NCDA&CS economic feasibity study released Jan. 12. One page summary of the Initiative View the Full Report

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4-H Summer Blast
Registration

Chowan County 4-H presents… Summer Blast 2015 What is Summer Blast? Summer Blast includes programs for youth ages 5-18 & is provided Chowan County 4-H & Cooperative Extension.  Each class is designed to be fun, educational, and a hands-on learning experience.  Classes are set up by age range, and we ask youth to register for classes based upon their current age as of registering for Summer Blast. Registration Packet & Information Please review and complete all necessary paperwork! Registration will not be complete until ALL forms and fees are received. Summer Blast Schedule Registration Form **4-H Enrollment Packet** (only needed for overnight events) For more information, please contact Beth Stanley, 4-H Agent

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Fall lettuce

Get a Second Season by Sowing Now

Our summer season is peaking and our vegetables will soon be past their prime and producing less.  NC State Extension Master Gardener Volunteer Amy Hill shares timely tips on how to reinvigorate your MORE » – from   Gardening

Canterbury Bells

Some NC Farmers Stay Local

80% of the cut flowers sold in this country come from outside the US.  Its an industry that has a world wide value estimated at over $40 billion.  NC State Extension Master Gardener MORE » – from   Gardening

Sam Marshall

Brunswick Agent Teaches IPM to Master Gardeners

Brunswick County Horticulture Agent Sam Marshall explained some basic Integrated Pest Management, or IPM, tenets on the Master Gardener podcast Getting Dirty with Master Gardeners. Sam explained that IPM strategies produce long-term solutions and often at less cost MORE » – from   Gardening

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JAH Graduate Recognized as Scholarship Recipient

Joshua White (right) is recognized as recipient of the Katherine G Shook Master Gardener Scholarship by the Chowan, Gates, & Perquimans County Extension Master Gardeners. The recent graduate of John A. Holmes High MORE »

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Master Gardener of the Year Awarded, Volunteers Recognized popular

North Carolina Cooperative Extension recently recognized 75 local volunteers as newly or re-certified Extension Master Gardeners at the 2014 Chowan Gates & Perquimans County Extension Master Gardener Banquet. The recognitions follow completion of MORE »

Become A Master Gardener!

Applications for the 2015 Chowan, Gates & Perquimans County Extension Master Gardener Program will be accepted beginning July 1. Training begins September 15 and continues every Tuesday from 3pm to 6pm for 14 MORE »

Sign Up for Horticulture Pest News & Alerts popular

It’s spring and those pests are back. Stay informed through the Pest News and Pest Alerts written and posted by our NC Cooperative Extension Specialists. This article is to invite you to sign up for MORE »

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EVENTS View All
4-H CampSun Aug 2 - Fri Aug 7, 2015 - ALL DAY Where:
Betsy-Jeff Penn 4-H Educational Center, 804 Cedar Lane, Reidsville, NC 27320, United States
— Tomorrow
Chowan/MHFC/Walker-Large conf room and kitchenMon Aug 3, 2015 @ 1:00 PM -
Thu Aug 6, 2015 @ 3:00 PM— 3 days away
Ask A Master Gardener HelplineTue Aug 4, 2015
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Where:
730 N Granville St, Edenton, NC 27932, USA
— 4 days away
SHIIP Medicare CounselingTue Aug 11, 2015
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM Where:
Chowan County Extension Office, 730 N Granville St, Ste A, Edenton, NC 27932
— 2 weeks away
SHIIP Medicare CounselingTue Aug 25, 2015
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM Where:
Chowan County Extension Center 730 N Granville St. Ste A, Edenton, NC 27932
— 4 weeks away
Ask A Master Gardener HelplineTue Sep 1, 2015
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Where:
730 N Granville St, Edenton, NC 27932, USA
— 1 month away
SHIIP Medicare CounselingTue Sep 8, 2015
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM Where:
Chowan County Extension Office, 730 N Granville St, Ste A, Edenton, NC 27932
— 1 month away
Extension Master Gardener TrainingTue Sep 15, 2015
3:00 PM - 6:00 PM Where:
730 N Granville St, Edenton, NC 27932, USA
— 2 months away
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